Originally written on Tireball.com  |  Last updated 10/24/14

DOVER, DE - SEPTEMBER 26: Ryan Newman, driver of the #39 U.S. ARMY Chevrolet, sits in his car during practice for the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series AAA 400 at Dover International Speedway on September 26, 2009 in Dover, Delaware. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images)
Ryan Newman’s No. 39 Chevr olet will have sponsorship from State Water Heaters this weekend at Dover International Speedway for the AAA 400. Newman is currently ninth in the NASCAR Sprint Cup Series point standings and is seeking his second win of the season. Earlier this year at Dover the No. 39 car finished 36th. With his Chase hopes hanging by a thread, Newman is looking forward to racing at the Monster Mile. “At Dover, I like the banking. I like the elevation changes. The concrete provides a different type of racing for us because the track doesn’t change a whole lot. Once you get your car right, you can keep it right for the rest of the race. And for me, for whatever reason, I’ve always adapted well to racing on concrete. To me, the characteristics of the track make it both demanding and fun. It’s really unique how you drop off into the corners and then climb up the hills onto the straightaways. At Dover, the entry into the corners is the toughest part. If you don’t get a good ...
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